Middle and high school students gathered at Duncanville High School on November 19 to participate in the YMCA Texas Youth and Government conference, a means for local clubs to simulate the legislative and judicial sections of government.
Twenty-one Lakehill Upper School students, representing eight Lakehill teams, competed in the State Affairs Forum.
The proposal by Zain Imam, Varun Iyer, and Dylan Welch on raising the penalties for drunk driving was ranked second overall. Ben Gillman and Zain Imam were awarded Distinguished Delegate for their outstanding performance in pro/con debate.
Zain Imam served as the District 5 State Affairs Forum Chair and will serve as the Statewide Chair at the State Conference. All Lakehill teams will advance to State, to be held January 26-29 in Austin.